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A local magician and hypnotist is training for his biggest stunt yet. Roger Boucher is preparing for an underwater polar bear dip escape as a part of a fundraiser for the Lakeland Fire Department.
The provincial government wants to give the general public the chance to weigh in on what the province’s library systems see as their top priorities for the future state and future of public libraries in Saskatchewan.
A new partnership between 13 First Nations hopes to help “influence, initiate and execute” potential opportunities in the forestry sector within the communities’ ancestral lands, including potential development in the Prince Albert area. The forestry agreement, announced...
The leadership of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) strongly rebuked suggestions they weren’t ready to assume child welfare responsibilities for First Nations children during a fiery press conference Thursday. Vice Chiefs David Pratt, who is...
The second vice chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations would like to see the premier do more to address racism. David Pratt made the comments during a press conference about child welfare reform Thursday.
It’s not a major problem yet, but the provincial government wants to keep it from turning into one. The “it” is clubroot, a crop disease that restricts the ability of canola plants to draw water and...
Ward 7 Coun. Dennis Nowoselsky has no regrets about not attending budget meetings in November, then voting against the final budget when it came before council on Dec. 10 and again on Jan. 7. Nowoselsky was...
The provincial government has announced plans to combine wildfire and emergency management services into a single agency by 2020. The move means the Minister of Environment’s Wildfire Management Branch and emergency management and safety responsibilities from the Ministry...
In a tight 5-4 vote, city council passed the 2019 budget at a special meeting Monday. The total approved general fund budget is $67.6 million, a $1.8million increase from 2018. The city...
If one city councillor has his way, Prince Albert’s elected officials won’t get a per diem for attending the last two council meetings. Coun. Dennis Ogrodnick says council members should not be paid for...

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